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Lake Martin Bass Tournament - September 13th

Date: 8/19/2014 8:15:00 AM

New Life Academy Athletic Department Annual Bass Tournament will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014, on Lake Martin @ Wind Creek State Park Ramp. * 1 St Place - $2,500.00 Guaranteed * $250.00 bonus money for top Male/Female and Adult/Child Teams * Entry

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United Way prepared for campaign kickoff

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 8/18/2014 6:07:00 PM

After recently surpassing its 2013 fundraising goal, the Lake Martin Area United Way is set to kick off another year. The 2014 Lake Martin Area United Way fundraising campaign begins today with the announcement of Aliant Bank as this year’s pacesetter

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Donation scam hits lake region

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 8/18/2014 6:07:00 PM

Residents along the southern end of Lake Martin are being warned about possible scam artists seeking donations, while posing as members of the Kowaliga Volunteer Fire Department. The department’s vice president and treasurer Terry Young, said there have

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Alabama's original monster gator was 'hell demon' called Two-Toed Tom; 3 other alligator tales

Date: 8/18/2014 9:22:00 AM

The deer photos, taken in 2004, are sometimes said to be from Weiss Lake and sometimes from Lake Martin. The photos of the deer were real but were taken in Georgia and not Alabama. Read more here. However, the tale of the 28-foot gator in Weiss Lake was a

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Body believed to be missing fisherman recovered from Lake Martin

The Republic

Date: 8/17/2014 12:14:00 PM

MONTGOMERY, Alabama — Authorities in Chilton County say a body believed to be that of a missing fisherman has been recovered from Lake Mitchell. Chilton County Sheriff Kevin Davis has said the fisherman was from the area and went missing Saturday afternoon

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• River: Tallapoosa River
• Surface Area: 41,000 Acres
• Shoreline: 880 Miles
• Length: 31 Miles
• Volume: 1,622,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 2,984 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 41 Feet
Lake Martin is located in the central part of the state of Alabama (U.S.) in the counties of Tallapoosa, Elmore, and Coosa. It is a 39,180 acre lake with 700 miles (1,200 km) of wooded shoreline. Lake Martin was formed after the completion of Martin Dam on the Tallapoosa River. Martin Dam generates hydroelectric power and is owned and operated by Alabama Power. After construction of the dam in 1926, Lake Martin was the largest man-made lake in the world.

Lake Martin is a popular recreation lake for swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing, camping, and golfing. The lake is known for having clear water with some locations having visiblity of 15 vertical feet. Waterfront neighborhoods and luxury homes are located around the lake and have direct access to the shoreline. The shoreline is regulated by Alabama Power Company.

Boating access areas and marinas are numerous on Lake Martin.

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